Apium enables the highest part quality in the additive production of high-performance polymers
The P220 is the only printer capable of printing both pure PEEK with high crystallinity and carbon fibre-reinforced PEEK with up to 30% fibre content.
Best Part Tolerances
The patented Adaptive Heating System analyses the printing geometry and adjusts the heating power to achieve always an optimum energy input. Without thermal post-treatment, you get even finer details and compliance with narrow tolerances. Due to the high stiffness and strength, even embossing dies for aluminium and stainless steel sheets can be printed.
New extrusion technology
Our extruder was developed with flexibility and robustness in mind. The feed force, which is four times higher than that of the previous model, makes it possible to process fibre-reinforced high-performance polymers with a high percentage of filling. The specially designed filament guide automates the loading process.
Monitored Printing Process
By integrating a camera system, temperature recording and the use of servo motors, the printing process is continuously monitored. This allows the printer to intervene independently when deviations occur.
Integrated calibration routines guarantee consistent part quality. The software automatically notifies you of any maintenance work and guides you step-by-step through the procedures.
Documentation & Safety
All the important parameters of a printing process are automatically made available in a PDF protocol. The integrated user management prevents unwanted access. For your data security, we have decided against cloud based solutions.
The control software is specially adapted to our printer hardware and optimized for processing high-performance polymers. An intuitive user interface allows easy operation of the printer. You can manage print jobs and check the status of the printer at any time.
The open system allows the use of other materials that are not available in our product portfolio. The P220 also allows the processing of metal filled filaments which can be sintered.
Our service department will train you in the handling of your printer. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the printer and other challenges of 3D printing of high performance polymers.
205 x 155 x 150 mm
850 x 685 x 675 mm
0.2 – 0.8 mm
0.05 – 0.6 mm
> 250 µm
Up to 540°C
Up to 180°C
Up to 160°C
Print Bed Material
< 55 dB(A)
Material Extrusion (FFF) 3D Printing Technology
Material Extrusion 3D Printing (also known as Fused Filament Fabrication or Fused Deposition Modelling) is a 3D printing technology which is used for processing of filament form thermoplastic materials into three dimensional objects. The filament is fed from a large coil, through a moving gear system (extruder) into a heated mechanically translating print head and then extruded through a nozzle onto a surface. Subsequent deposition/extrusion of material onto the surface in a layer by layer approach results in the creation o the 3D object. The entire printing process is computer controlled ensuring that the necessary process control for high quality objects is realized.
Software is a strength of Apium
Software is one of Apium’s core competencies. With the user interface on the printer touchpad, Apium provides the user with simple and efficient operation. Special service and maintenance functions facilitate daily use of the printer and allow detailed access to all settings. The web interface application makes it easy to monitor printing processes with the integrated camera from a remote workplace and manage the printer via the network.
Frequently Asked Questions
Which materials does Apium P220 support?
Apium P220 Series supports a wide variety of amorphous and semi-crystalline thermoplastics from ABS, PP, PVDF, PEI, PEEK, Carbon Fiber Reinforced PEEK to metal containing compounds such as Stainless Steel (316L). The system allows end users to print their materials of choice.
What is the geometrical challenge capability of Apium P220?
The advanced parameter control enables varied print parameters for challenging geometries in a single part. This unique capability overcomes most geometrical challenges.
Does Apium P220 provide material based optimal process parameters?
What can Apium P220's extruder technology do?
Apium`s advanced extruder technology enables processing of reinforced, compound materials as well as pure materials. Our Advanced extruder can process materials containing higher proportions of carbon fiber or glass fiber such as 30% Carbon Fiber Reinforced PEEK.
Can I have training and service customized for my application area?
Apium leads in the field of Material Extrusion 3D printing of high performance polymer based materials. The experts at Apium will guide you through your specific application and business requirements. We transfer our knowledge in additive thinking and improve the application’s design, performance and printability. Avoid trial and error learning and save time and costs with Apium Trainings.
How can I procure Apium P220 series?
How can I procure Apium Filament Dryer?
Along with the Apium P220 Series 3D printer, Apium also delivers the Apium Filament Dryer. The dryer reduces moisture related defects and significantly increases print success rate.
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